Current Nawat at Egyptian ports
  • Red Sea Next Sohail (El-Zabrah) Start 20 September - Duration 13 day ، Summer
  • Mediterranean Sea Next El-Salib Winds Start 30 September - Duration 3 days ، Mostly rainy
Commercial Ports
Commercial Ports


Navigation Channels

Main Channel: 8 km. Length, 13.72m. depth.
East Verge Channel: 19.5 km. length, 18.29m. depth

Approach Area

Breakwaters Two breakwaters protect the port entrance channel: the western breakwater is about 3.5 miles long, and the eastern breakwater is about 1.5 miles long.

Dwelling Area

The Suez Canal dwelling area is situated between latitudes 31 21 N and 31 25 N and longitudes 32 16.2 E and 32 20.6 E, where vessels awaiting to enter Port-Said Port stay, whether to join the North convoy to cross the Suez Canal to carry out stevedoring operations or to be supplied with provisions and bunkers. The dwelling area is divided into two sections:

- The Northern Area: located between latitudes 31 23.4 N and 31 24.8 N and longitudes 32 16.2 E and 32 20.2 E, allocated for vessels with deep drafts.

- The Southern Area: located between latitudes 31 21.3 N and 31 22 N and longitudes 32 16.2 E and 32 20.6 E, allocated for all vessel types.


Pilotage is compulsory in Port-Said Port, and it is performed by the Suez Canal Authority, in return for fixed fees.

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